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Super Rugby | Ellis Park
17:00 (GMT) | 21-04-2017
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The ball kicked into touch and the Jags have a line-out inside the Lions' 10. The visitors start to build from the 10 now. Whiteley turns over and the referee blows. FULL TIME
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The Lions turnover and the Jags get a penalty in the ruck.
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The horn sounds. The Jags take the scrum and try to make their way forward but the Lions hold them in their half. The away team make it to the half way and bot teams looking desperate now
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The ball lost forward as they make it to the 5. Scrum just outside the 5 of the away team
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Jantjies kicks into touch inside the 22 after a foul contest following the restart kick. The Lions take their line and go for the maul
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He takes his time with the kick and it pays off. He adds the 3 points
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Jantjies sets up for a kick to put his team in front before the full time whistle.
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The Lions win a penalty in the scrum
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The away team moving forward and so does the ball giving the Lions a scrum inside the away team half
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Coetzee gets it again after the restart and he looks to run at the Jaguares. The referee blows for penalty and the ball is kicked into touch at the 10 of the Jags
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Jantjies takes his kick and levels the scores
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Line-out taken by the visitors and the ball is cleared. The Lions building from their 10 and Coetzee is the man the causes the disruption in the mid field giving Skosan the space to break though. He offloads to Ackermann who had all the work done for him as he takes a few steps and scores the TRY
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The ball is sent wide to Mahuza who makes it over the line and places the ball down but the referee calls for a line-out as he was in touch
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Line-out for the hosts and Petti steals it. but the Lions turn over again
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The Lions with the ball and they look to move forward from their 22 now. The ball kicked into touch during an advantage. The Lions go back for the penalty and the ball is kicked into touch at the 10 of the away team
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Scrum to the Lions at their 22
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Line-out taken at the 5 and the Lions move the ball along the 5 of the Jags but it's turned over and cleared
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The Lions maul breaks down and Jantjies tries the cross kick but he sends it into touch instead. The referee calls play back for a penalty to the Lions and they kick into touch from a penalty
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The Lions win a penalty at the half way and kick the ball into touch at the 22 of the away team
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The Lions win a penalty in the scrum and Jantjies kicks into touch. Line-out taken and the Lions are pushed back to their 22 where Jantjies kicks froward again
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Scrum at the 5 of the hosts for the boys in red
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The Lions moving the ball across the field but staying in their half. de la Fuente with a clever kick froward that he chases himself but Skosan is there on the cover
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Scrum reset. The Lions in possession after the scrum. They attempt to find any gaps but the Jags show them none
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Scrum to the Jags inside the 10 of the Lions
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The ball taken down by the Lions after the reset kick is booted forward. The referee blows after Cronje tries to carry forward
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Sanchez steps up for a penalty kick from around the 22. He takes it but it just edges wide
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The visitors moving forward progressively. Play is stopped as the referee sends Voster to the sin bin for a cynical tackle
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The ball kicked forward and the Lions back line is not home. Skosan rushes back to get the ball and clears into touch at his 22
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Line-out shortly after the restart kick. Lions take their throw at their 10
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Sanchez with the widest conversion kick possible. He adds the 2 points
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The Jags on the attack again shortly after the restart. They rush forward with their flyhalf to the 5 and move the ball to the wing where Petti is waiting to ensure the 5 points and he does. TRY
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Sanchez adds the extras
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The Jags take the throw and move the ball along the 5 until Baez gets it. He looks to form the ruck but reaches out and places the ball over the line to score the TRY
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The Jags win a penalty at the 5 after a high tackle by Cronje. The ball is kicked into touch
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Line-out for the away team and they move forward to the edge of the 5
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The ball kicked forward by Cordero for Sanchez to chase and the ball is tackled into touch
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The Lions win it after the restart and Jantjies kicks forward and chases but the Jags defence is there. The ball is cleared into touch outside the away team 22.
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The referee blows and the second half is underway

Half Time

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The Jags win a penalty around the half way and they kick the ball into touch at the 22 of the hosts. The ball is lost and the referee blows for a penalty to the Lions. Jantjies kicks into touch inside the 10 of the Jags. They take the line-out and move forward. The ball is turned over and then kicked into touch. HALF TIME
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The ball is kicked into touch around the half way.
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The Jags turnover after Skosan breaks along the wing. The referee blows for a penalty to the visitors
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The Lions win a penalty and kick into touch. Line-out at the 22 of the away team
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The cross kick by Jantjies to Kriel goes through the receiver's hands into touch.
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The clearance kick charged down. Creevy trying to bombard his way through the Lions defence but the referee blows for a scrum inside the host's half
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Scrum reset again
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Scrum at the 5 of the Lions for the hosts
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They are held at the 5 but retain possession. They move the ball up field and the ball is knocked on
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The Lions win a penalty and Jantjies clears. The Jags now in possession as they rush inside the 22.
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The Jags try to force their way over the line with a maul but Kriel is the man leading the counter charge. The referee blows for a penalty to the Lions. Scrum at their 5
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The Jags win a penalty and kick into touch around the Lions' 5
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The referee blows as the ball is turned over. Penalty to the Lions. Scrum at their 10
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The visitors with the ball now at the half way and de la Fuente makes a few meters for his team as they edge towards the Lions' 10
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Scrum to the Jags after the reset as the ball is lost forward. The Jags knock it forward as well. Scrum to the Lions inside their half
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Jantjies adds the extras
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The Lions take their scrum and start their attack from the 10. The ball lands in the hands of Mapoe and he sells a dummy to find a way through. The defence close in on him but he sells another and goes over the line to score the TRY
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The Lions lose it forward around the 22 of the away team. Scrum to the Jags
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The Lions disregard the maul after the throw and hand it to the captain. He takes a few steps and dodges his man as he makes it over the try line. The referee refers to the TMO and disallows the try
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The Jaguares look to work their way out of their half but give away a penalty. Jantjies kicks it into touch at the 5
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Line-out taken around the half way and the away team kicks forward. The Lions in possession at the half way now
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The Lions making their way forward with confidence. The referee blows as they lose it around the 22 of the Jags and the ball is kicked into touch
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The Lions kick into touch at the 10 of the away team
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The reset kick is taken by the hosts and they break along the wing but the ball is turned over.They move forward and give away a penalty.
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Jantjies levels the scores
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They move to the 5 patiently and Voster changes the pace catching the Jaguares off guard as he speeds through the gap to score the TRY
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The Lions take their scrum and they look to sneak through along the wing
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The Jags turnover and clear. The hosts come again with Jantjies who runs straight into traffic. The referee blows for a penalty to the Lions. Scrum inside the 22 of the away team
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Another line-out at the 5 of the Jags. The Lions again looking for the maul
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Line-out at the 5 of the away team. They make some ground in the maul but it collapses. The referee plays advantage then blows
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The Lions have a penalty after the reset. They kick into touch around the 5
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Sanchez steps up for the kick and he adds the 2 extras
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The visitors come again pushing inside the 22. They go directly through the middle. They form a ruck at the 5 and Orlando is the man who gets it at the last to score the TRY
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A little tap through the Lions' defence and the Jags find themselves at the 5 of the hosts but the home team defence is there. The ball is cleared
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The Jags win a turnover penalty after the kickoff. Scrum inside the 10 of the hosts. The Jags with the ball after the scrum and they make it to the 22
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The referee blows and the game is underway
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The players now entering the field
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Elton Jantjies has scored 73 points in his six games this season and his average of 12.2 points per game is the highest of any player.
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The Jaguares have recorded the lowest scrum (74 percent) and line-out (79 percent) success so far this season.
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The Jaguares have won just two of their 12 away games in Super Rugby, although both victories came in South Africa
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This will be the fourth meeting between these sides; the home side on the day has won each of the previous three . The Lions have won their last nine home games, scoring at least 34 points in each of those matches.
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Welcome to Ellis Park. A thrilling fixture awaits as the Lions and Jaguares look to extend their claws and take a win
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Lions
Jaguares
START LINE UP
  • 1 Corne Fourie
  • 2 Armand van der Merwe
  • 3 Johannes Jonker
  • 4 Andries Ferreira
  • 5 Franco Mostert
  • 6 Jaco Kriel
  • 7 Ruan Ackermann
  • 8 Warren Whiteley
  • 9 Ross Cronje
  • 10 Elton Jantjies
  • 11 Courtnall Skosan
  • 13 Lionel Mapoe
  • 14 Madosh Tambwe
  • 15 Andries Coetzee
  • 22 Jacques Nel
RESERVES
  • 12 Harold Vorster
  • 16 Malcolm Marx
  • 17 Jacques van Rooyen
  • 18 Ruan Dreyer
  • 19 Lourens Erasmus
  • 20 Albertus Smith
  • 21 Francois de Klerk
  • 23 Sylvian Mahuza
START LINE UP
  • 1 Lucas Noguera Paz
  • 2 Augustin Creevy
  • 3 Ramiro Herrera
  • 4 Guido Petti
  • 5 Marcos Kremer
  • 6 Tomas Lezana
  • 7 Rodrigo Baez
  • 8 Benjamin Macome
  • 9 Felipe Ezcurra
  • 10 Nicolas Sanchez
  • 11 Bautista Ezcurra
  • 12 Jerónimo de la Fuente
  • 13 Matias Orlando
  • 14 Santiago Cordero
  • 15 Ramiro Moyano
RESERVES
  • 16 Roberto Tejerizo
  • 17 Santiago Garcia Botta
  • 18 Enrique Pieretto
  • 19 Ignacio Larrague
  • 20 Pablo Matera
  • 21 Gonzalo Bertranou
  • 22 Joaquin Diaz Bonilla
  • 23 Emiliano Boffelli
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SR Preview: Round Nine, Part One

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:12

IN THE SUPER RUGBY SPOTLIGHT: We have reached the halfway stage of the season and with every passing week the race for play-off places are going to get more intriguing.

Friday's three games are all significant - even though there are some room for recovery.

The Hurricanes, who can't afford to lose touch with the tournaments pace-setters - the Crusaders and Chiefs - host the Brumbies in Napier.

The latter still have a reasonable lead in the Australian conference, but another defeat will open the door for teams like the reds, Western Force and Waratahs to challenge for the title of pool champions.

And the Waratahs host the Southern Kings in the very next match, an encounter in which the home team would be expected to collect a full-house five points.

We complete the day's proceedings with the Lions hosting the Jaguares in a game where 'revenge' will be high on the agenda.

Not only are the Lions keen to avenge their loss to the Argentinean franchise in Buenos Aires last month, they also know victory will put some daylight between themselves and their pool rivals.

In Part One of the preview we look at all the Friday matches!

Friday, April 21:

Hurricanes v Brumbies
(McLean Park, Napier - Kick-off: 19.35; 7.35 AEST; 07.35 GMT)

The Brumbies are circling the wagons and drawing the laager. They are still smarting from last week's loss to the Rebels.

While the pressure is mounting, Brumbies captain Sam Carter is adamant the players will continue to support each other regardless.

Carter says the side won't alter their approach.

"There always has to be a balance, but at the end of the day whatever decision we make we have 15 guys on board and we back every decision we make," Carter said in an interview on the Brumbies website.

"It's really a one in, all in mentality down here so when we make those decisions we go with it regardless of the result."

Instead of looking for excuses the skipper challenged his troops to step up and put in an 80-minute performance.

"We've been in matches for 60, 70 minutes and there's been slight lapses in concentration or something happens and we drop our heads and we end up losing by a small margin.

"It's something that we definitely have to rectify."

The Hurricanes have still only lost one game this year, despite extended spells without key performers.

That probably says as much about the quality of some opponents, as it does their own depth.

Current Super Rugby champions the Hurricanes have named Brad Shields as their captain for the first time.

Friday's match will be the 10th time the Hurricanes have played at McLean Park, but the first time against the Australian Conference leading Brumbies.

Recent results:
2016: Brumbies won 52-10, Canberra
2015: Hurricanes won 29-9, Wellington (semifinal)
2014: Brumbies won 29-21, Wellington
2013: Brumbies won 30-23, Canberra
2012: Brumbies won 37-25, Wellington

Prediction: The Brumbies have won five of the last six meetings between the sides, including a 52-10 win against the Canes in Round One last season, the Wellington side's second heaviest Super Rugby defeat. However, the Hurricanes have won four of their last six home games against the Brumbies which included the Canberra side's heaviest defeat in April 2009 (7-56). The Brumbies have lost their last seven away to sides from New Zealand; they've never lost eight on the bounce in New Zealand before. The Hurricanes have won their last nine at home with eight of those wins coming by margins of 10 points or more. The Hurricanes have also won their last five in Wellington against Australian sides, conceding just 12.6 points per game on average during that run. Blowouts and upsets often. Just last year the Brumbies beat the Hurricanes 52-10, before the latter went on to win the competition. However, this Brumbies side is a far cry from the class of 2016 and the Hurricanes should win - but only by seven points.

Teams:

Hurricanes: 15 Jordie Barrett, 14 Cory Jane, 13 Vince Aso, 12 Ngani Laumape, 11 Julian Savea, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, 8 Blade Thomson, 7 Ardie Savea, 6 Brad Shields (captain), 5 Vaea Fifita, 4 Mark Abbott, 3 Jeffery To'omaga-Allen, 2 Ricky Riccitelli, 1 Ben May.
Replacements: 16 Leni Apisai, 17 Chris Eves, 18 Mike Kainga, 19 James Blackwell, 20 Callum Gibbins, 21 TJ Perenara, 22 Otere Black, 23 Ben Lam.

Brumbies: 15 Aidan Toua, 14 Henry Speight, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Andrew Smith, 11 James Dargaville, 10 Wharenui Hawera, 9 Joe Powell, 8 Jarrad Butler, 7 Chris Alcock, 6 Scott Fardy, 5 Sam Carter (captain), 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Allan Alaalatoa, 2 Josh Mann-Rea, 1 Scott Sio.
Replacements: 16 Robbie Abel, 17 Nic Mayhew, 18 Ben Alexander, 19 Blake Enever, 20 Lolo Fakaosilea, 21 De Wet Roos, 22 Jordan Jackson-Hope, 23 Nigel Ah Wong.

Referee: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Angus Mabey (New Zealand)
TMO: Shane McDermott (New Zealand)

Waratahs v Southern Kings
(Allianz Stadium, Sydney - Kick-off: 19.45; 11.45 SA Time; 09.45 GMT)

The Waratahs are desperate to secure their third win in eight matches, as they look to stay in touch with the Australian pool leaders, the Brumbies.

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson said that despite the Kings going down to the Reds last week, he is aware of what they are capable of.

"They are going to come out and fight, and show real dogged determination," he said of a willing and energetic Kings team.

"They've got guys out on the wings that can really hurt you with a lot of pace and they've got guys who are really good on the ball.

"Given what is going on off the field for their side, we know they will be even more determined to put in a strong performance," Gibson said of the persistent rumours thatthe Kings are one of the teams short-listed to be axed from Super Rugby.

Kings coach Deon Davids struck a cautionary, as he spoke of the Waratahs rich history in the competition and pointed to the many international players in their line-up.

"For us it is about putting up a better performance than last week," he said of the loss to the Reds.

Davids suggested his team has been improving throughout the competition.

Previous result:
2013: Waratahs won 72-10, Port Elizabeth

Prediction: The Waratahs won the only previous meeting between these sides by 62 points (72-10), their biggest Super Rugby win.  The Waratahs have won six of their last seven at home to South African sides, conceding more than one try in just two of those games. The Kings have recorded just two away wins in their Super Rugby history, although one of those victories did come in Australia (against the Rebels, April 2013). The Kings have averaged 99.6 carries per game this season, the only team to average fewer than 100. However, their average gain per carry of 4.5 metres is bettered only by the Hurricanes (4.9 metres per carry).  The Port Elizabeth side have averaged more tackles than any other side this season (127) while only the Reds have averaged fewer than the Waratahs (89). There is a slim chance that the Kings could win, but don't put your house on it. The Waratahs will win by 20 points.

Teams:

Waratahs: 15 Israel Folau, 14 Taqele Naiyaravoro, 13 Rob Horne, 12 David Horwitz, 11 Cam Clark, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Jake Gordon, 8 Michael Wells, 7 Michael Hooper (captain), 6 Ned Hanigan, 5 Will Skelton, 4 David McDuling, 3 Tom Robertson, 2 Tolu Latu, 1 Paddy Ryan.
Replacements: 16 Hugh Roach, 17 Angus Ta'avao, 18 David Lolohea, 19 Dean Mumm, 20 Jed Holloway, 21 Nick Phipps, 22 Bryce Hegarty, 23 Harry Jones.

Southern Kings: 15 Masixole Banda, 14 Wandile Mjekevu, 13 Berton Klaasen, 12 Luzuko Vulindlu, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Lionel Cronje (captain), 9 Louis Schreuder, 8 Andisa Ntsila, 7 Tyler Paul, 6 Chris Cloete, 5 Wilhelm van der Sluys, 4 Irne Herbst, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Michael Willemse, 1 Justin Forwood
Replacements: 16 Kurt Haupt, 17 Schalk van der Merwe, 18 Dayan van der Westhuizen, 19 Mzwanele Zito, 20 Ruaan Lerm/Martin Bezuidenhout, 21 Johan Steyn, 22 Nicolaas Hanekom, 23 Pieter-Steyn de Wet.

Referee: Rohan Hoffmann (Australia)
Assistant referees: Damon Murphy (Australia), James Leckie (Australia)
TMO: Ian Smith (Australia)

Lions v Jaguares
(Ellis Park, Johannesburg - Kick-off: 19.00; 17.00 GMT; 14.00 Argentina time)

The Lions are beginning to run into some impressive form, but coach Johan Ackermann is adamant that they won't be underestimating any opponent.

"The biggest hidings I received was playing in a club game or for a strong side against the Griffons in Welkom - going there with the wrong attitude," Ackermann said of Friday's showdown with the Jaguares, the one team that has beaten them this year.

"I always say to the players that we can't afford to drop down to somebody else's standards.

"If you look at the Rebels [last week], nobody gave them a chance against the Brumbies, yet they won.

He said Friday's game is vital, because they are "in competition" with the Jaguares and the Sharks for top spot in the Africa Two pool.

"They [Jaguares and Sharks] are also still playing Australian sides," Ackermann said.

"It will come down to us knocking each other out.

"This [coming] Friday against the Jaguares is going to be massive."

Ackermann rotated his front row, but it is in midfield - where Harold Vorster comes in for the injury Springbok Rohan Janse van Rensburg - where the spotlight will shine brightest.

Previous results:
2017: Jaguares won 36-24, Buenos Aires
2016: Jaguares won 34-22, Buenos Aires
2016: Lions won 52-24, Johannesburg

Prediction: This will be the fourth meeting between these sides; the home side on the day has won each of the previous three . The Lions have won their last nine home games, scoring at least 34 points in each of those matches. The Jaguares have won just two of their 12 away games in Super Rugby, although both victories came in South Africa. The Jaguares have recorded the lowest scrum (74 percent) and line-out (79 percent) success so far this season. Elton Jantjies has scored 73 points in his six games this season and his average of 12.2 points per game is the highest of any player. It will not be a blowout, but the Lions should win by 12 points.

Teams:

Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronjé, 8 Warren Whiteley (captain), 7 Ruan Ackermann, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Johannes Jonker, 2 Armand van der Merwe, 1 Corné Fourie.
Replacements: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Ruan Dreyer, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Albertus Smith, 21 Francois de Klerk, 22 Jacques Nel, 23 Sylvian Mahuza.

Jaguares: 15 Ramiro Moyano, 14 Santiago Cordero, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo De La Fuente, 11 Bautista Ezcurra, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Felipe Ezcurra, 8 Benjamin Macome, 7 Rodrigo Baez, 6 Tomas Lezana, 5 Marcos Kremer, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Agustin Creevy (captain), 1 Lucas Noguera Paz.
Replacements: 16 Roberto Tejerizo, 17 Santiago Garcia Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Ignacio Larrague, 20 Pablo Matera, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 23 Emiliano Boffelli.
    
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand), Cwengile Jadezweni (South Africa)
TMO: Willie Vos (South Africa)

Compiled by Jan de Koning
@king365ed
@rugby365com

* Statistics provided by Opta Sports

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Lions fight back to edge Jaguares

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:30

SUPER RUGBY REPORT: A determined Lions fought their way back in the final 10 minutes to overturn a 14-21 deficit to edge the Jaguares 24-21 at Ellis Park.

It was by no means a pretty game as both sides were guilty of handling errors throughout the encounter. The Lions were punished for their errors early in the second half but scored 10 points in the final 10 minutes to stretch their unbeaten home record to nine matches.

The Lions held a 14-7 lead at the break before finding themselves down by seven points early in the second half. They fought their way back though and 

The Jaguares maintained possession from the outset and set about running the ball at the Lions. After a number of phases, Nicolas Sanchez exploited a gap in the home side's defence. The ball found Matias Orlando, who dotted down. Sanchez added the extras to hand the Jaguares a 7-0 lead after four minutes.

It was Lions' turn to get their hands on the ball and found themselves camped in the Jaguares' 22. Their patience was rewarded in the 11th minute when Harold Vorster ran a brilliant line to cut through the visitors' defence. Elton Jantjies added the extras to level the score at 7-7.

The Lions remained in control of the possession from that point but handling errors plagued them at crucial stages inside the Jaguares' 22. However, a moment of individual brilliance put the home side in the lead.

Lionel Mapoe received the ball on the Jaguares' 10-metre line. He feigned a pass before setting off on a run and stepping his way past four defenders to score under the posts. Jantjies added the easy conversion to hand the Lions a 14-7 lead after 22 minutes.

Both sides had chances to add to the scoreboard for the remainder of the half but failed to do so as the home side took a narrow seven-point lead into the break.

The Jaguares made another fast start as they dominated territory and possession after the restart. The Lions were under severe pressure and conceded two tries in the space of four minutes. First Rodrigo Baez crashed his way over in the 48th minute before Guido Petti dotted down in the corner.

Sanchez was on the money with both conversions to hand the Jaguares a 21-14 lead after 52 minutes.

Things were not going the Lions' way as they were reduced to 14-men in the 55th minute when Vorster was shown a yellow card for intentionally slowing the ball down inside his 22 but the Jaguares could not capitalise on the extra man.

Despite being under pressure and basic errors plaguing them, the Lions got themselves level in the 72nd minute when Ruan Ackermann rounded off a free-flowing, swift counter-attack. Jantjies' conversion levelled the scores at 21-21.

Jantjies handed the home side a slender 24-21 lead in the 77th minute before hanging onto that lead in the final minutes to claim the victory.

Man of the match: Guido Petti was a monster in all facets while scrumhalf Felipe Ezcurra was quick to the breakdown and handed his teammates premium ball. Matias Orlando was slippery with ball-in-hand while flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez' tactical kicking complimented the manner in which he read the game. Andries Coetzee's awareness saw him collect plenty of ball while Harold Vorster and Lionel Mapoe were dangerous when they had the ball. Ruan Ackermann and Franco Mostert were the workhorses that kept the Lions going while Jaco Kriel turned the ball over on a number of occasions at crucial stages in the game. However, Jaguares captain Agustin Creevy was as tough as nails but his mobility and work at the breakdowns is something to admire, which sees him walking away with the award. 

Scorers:

For the Lions:
Tries: Vorster, Mapoe, Ackermann
Cons: Jantjies 3
Pen: Jantjies

For the Jaguares:
Tries: Orlando, Baez, Petti
Cons: Sanchez 2

Yellow card: Harold Vorster (Lions, 55 - cynical infringement, not rolling away)

Teams:

Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronjé, 8 Warren Whiteley (captain), 7 Ruan Ackermann, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Johannes Jonker, 2 Armand van der Merwe, 1 Corné Fourie.
Replacements: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Ruan Dreyer, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Albertus Smith, 21 Francois de Klerk, 22 Jacques Nel, 23 Sylvian Mahuza.

Jaguares: 15 Ramiro Moyano, 14 Santiago Cordero, 13 Matias Orlando, 12 Jeronimo De La Fuente, 11 Bautista Ezcurra, 10 Nicolas Sanchez, 9 Felipe Ezcurra, 8 Benjamin Macome, 7 Rodrigo Baez, 6 Tomas Lezana, 5 Marcos Kremer, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Agustin Creevy (captain), 1 Lucas Noguera Paz.
Replacements: 16 Roberto Tejerizo, 17 Santiago Garcia Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Ignacio Larrague, 20 Pablo Matera, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 23 Emiliano Boffelli.
    
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand), Cwengile Jadezweni (South Africa)
TMO: Willie Vos (South Africa)

 

Harold Vorster (10min), Lionel Mapoe (20min), and Ruan Ackermann (70min)
TRIES
Matias Orlando (3min), Rodrigo Baez (47min), and Guido Petti (49min)
Elton Jantjies (11min), Elton Jantjies (22min), and Elton Jantjies (72min)
CONVERSIONS
Nicolas Sanchez (4min), Nicolas Sanchez (48min), and Nicolas Sanchez (50min)
Elton Jantjies (77min)
PENALTIES
 
PENALTY TRIES
 
DROP GOALS
Harold Vorster (54min)
 
 
VENUE Ellis Park
REFEREE Angus Gardner (Australia)